Gamer, Helena M.

Female 1900 - 1966  (65 years)


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  • Name Gamer, Helena M.  [1
    Born 24 Dec 1900  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930  Chicago, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Helene Gamer Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois Age: 29 Estimated birth year: abt 1901 Birthplace: Illinois Relation to Head of House: Partner Race: White
      Dorothy Price 30 Helene Gamer 29 Agnes Corwell 26 Ruth Castles 28 Hilda Scholl 21 Elsa Scholl 26
      Source Citation: Year: ´iª1930´/iª; Census Place: ´iªChicago, Cook, Illinois´/iª; Roll: ´iª422´/iª; Page: ´iª14A´/iª; Enumeration District: ´iª197´/iª; Image: ´iª887.0´/iª.
    Biography
    • Marquis Who's Who, Helena Margaret Gamer
      Occupation: educator.
      Born: Chicago, Dec. 24, 1900.
      Daughter of Charles Louis and Magdalena Gamer; A.B., U. Chgo., 1922, Ph.D., 1932; student Am. Acad. in Rome, 1930-31; D.Litt. , Wilson Coll., 1955. Instr., Latin and Greek, St. Xavier Coll., Chgo., 1926-32; instr. Latin, Mt. Holyoke Coll., 1932-33; instr. Latin, German and ancient history Mt. Holyoke-in-Hartford, Conn., 1933-34; instr. German, Mt. Holyoke Coll., 1934-36, asst. prof., 1936-38; instr. German, U. Chgo., 1938-40, asst. prof. and acting chmn. dept. German, 1940-43; asso. prof., chmn. dept. Germanic langs. and lits., 1943-48, prof., 1948-, chmn. dept., 1948-56, chmn. com. on medieval studies, 1963-; exchange prof. U. Frankfurt, Germany, 1949-50. Edward L. Ryerson traveling fellow in Roman archaeology, 1930-31, Order North Star, Swedish Govt., 1957; Commander's Cross Order of Merit Federal Republic of Germany; Helena Margaret Gamer fellowship established in her honor U. Chgo., 1965. Mem. Am. Philol. Assn., Modern Lang. Assn. Am. ; Medieval Acad. Am. , Swedish Royal Order of North Star, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Quadrangle . Author: Medieval Handbooks of Penance , 1938. Home: 1321 E. 56th St. Chgo. 60637
      Death
      Died May 1966; buried Rosehill Cemetery, Chgo.
      Helena Margaret Gamer is in the following books :
      Who Was Who in America - Volume 4, 1961-1968
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    _UID A1B47367F3F3477B969A16F0CE52221362AE 
    Buried May 1966  Chicago, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rosehill Cemetery
    Died 13 May 1966  Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1878-1907 and 1921-1988
      about Helena M Gamer
      Name: Helena M Gamer
      Death Date: 13 May 1966
      Death Location: Cook County, IL
      File Number: 633348
      Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records
      Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
      Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk
    Person ID I5351  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2008 

    Father Gamer, Charles L.,   b. 13 Aug 1841, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920  (Age < 78 years) 
    Mother Magdalena,   b. Abt 1866, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1937, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    _UID 93BAABF605B64BE1AF5949A274E08FEF9A17 
    Family ID F1838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • News
    gamer helena obit chicago trib may 15 1966.jpg
    gamer helena obit chicago trib may 15 1966.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Gamer, Helena Margaret 1900- Who's Who of American Women. First edition, 1958-1959. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1958.

      Gamer, Helena Margaret 1900-1966 Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 7: September, 1964-August, 1967. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1968. Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Volume 4, 1961-1968. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1968.

      Gamer, Helena U. S. Citizen October 22, 1906 5y 8m F S Finland Antwerp, Belgium A U.S. citizen

  • Sources 
    1. [S328] Illinois 1920 Census.

    2. [S536] New York Passenger Lists, (1929 > August > 14 > Lara).